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The Ballot Box

by Jan Christensen

 

FALL GENERAL ELECTION DAY, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4your vote counts

Polls will be open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Voters DO NOT NEED to show a photo ID to receive a ballot.

After the polls close, results will be reported on local news stations and the web.

SAMPLE BALLOT

To view a sample ballot with the candidates for your ward, go to myvote.wi.gov.

VOTING INFORMATION

For polling locations or how to register to vote, call the Election Commission at 414.286.3491 or milwaukee.gov/election.

 

ON THE BALLOT NOVEMBER 4

GOVERNOR

Mary Burke (D), Scott Walker (R, inc), Dennis Fehr (Peoples Party), Robert Burke (Libertarian)

LT GOVERNOR

John Lehman (D), Rebecca Kleefisch (R, inc), Joseph M. Brost (Libertarian)

ATTORNEY GENERAL (open seat)

Susan V. Happ (D), Brad Schimel (R), Thomas A. Nelson, Sr. (Libertarian)

SECRETARY OF STATE

Doug La Follette (D, inc), Julian Bradley (R), Jerry Broitzman (Constitution) Andy Craig (Libertarian)

STATE TREASURER (open seat)

David L. Sartori (D), Matt Adamczyk (R), Andrew Zuelke (Constitution), Ron Hardy (Wisconsin Green Party) Gerry Shidell (Libertarian)

US REPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 4

Gwen Moore (D, inc), Dan Sebring (R), Robert R. Raymond (Independent)

STATE SENATE – DISTRICT 7

Chris J. Larson (D, inc), Jason Red Arnold (R)

STATE ASSEMBLY – DISTRICT 10 (open seat)

David Bowen (D)

STATE ASSEMBLY – DISTRICT 16

Leon D. Young (D, inc)

STATE ASSEMBLY – DISTRICT 19 (open seat)

Jonathan Brostoff (D), Joe Klein (Pirate)

SHERIFF, MILW COUNTY

David A. Clarke, Jr. (D, inc), Angela Walker (Draft Bernie Sanders for President)

TREASURER, MILW COUNTY (open seat)

David Cullen (D)

CLERK OF COURTS, MILW COUNTY

John Barrett (D, inc)

STATE REFURENDUM

Question 1: “Creation of a Transportation Fund. Shall section 9 (2) of article IV and section 11 of article VIII of the constitution be created to require that revenues generated by use of the state transportation system be deposited into a transportation fund administered by a department of transportation for the exclusive purpose of funding Wisconsin’s transportation systems and to prohibit any transfers or lapses from this fund?”

COUNTY REFERENDUMS

Question 1: “Shall the United States Constitution be amended to establish the following?

  1. Only human beings, not corporations, are entitled to constitutional rights, and
  2. Money is not speech, and therefore, regulating political contributions and spending is not equivalent to limiting political speech.”

Question 2: “Shall the next State Legislature accept all available federal funds for BadgerCare to ensure that thousands of Wisconsin citizens have access to affordable health coverage?”

Question 3: “Should the State of Wisconsin increase the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour?”

Question 4: “Should Wisconsin Statutes be amended to allow Milwaukee County to transition its management and administrative functions from an elected County Executive to a professional County Administrator?”